Living in one of the most , if not the most glorified and coveted country , afforded so many freedoms , given lots of liberties , free to be ... we don't know what it is to SUFFER . I of all people know that life is not by any means easy &amp;amp;amp; things happen , our feelings hurt , our emotions are toyed with , we go through trials , situations occur and circumstances take place . In all of that , we still don't know how to withstand the blows of life , especially Christians . I know strong Christians but I know more weak Christians and that's sad . Especially for a faith whose premise is founded in FAITH ;
having faith solidifies your faith .
" When God's people are called upon to pass through severe sufferings and tribulation, they should remember that God has not abandoned them, but that their sufferings are due to the fact that they no longer belong to This Age and therefore are the object of its hostility.
Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.
No one gets an exemption from hardship on planet Earth. How we receive it hinges on whether we believe in an alternate reality that transcends the one we know so well. The Bible never minimizes hardship or unfairness; witness books like Job, Psalms, and Lamentations. It simply asks us to withhold final judgment until all the evidence is in ".
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